Pablo de la Riva

Pablo de la Riva founded his first company when he was 21 years old – a security consulting firm – and Revelock was his first software startup experience. He has been working in the anti-fraud sector for almost 15 years, first as a cyber-security analyst, then as a team leader, later as CTO with almost 200 people reporting to him and now as CEO.

Blog Post by Pablo de la Riva

Pablo de la Riva Aug 4, 2021 7 min read

Why incorporating Revelock into Feedzai’s platform will Change the Game of financial risk

I’m excited to announce that this is a landmark day in Revelock’s history, as we get acquired by Feedzai, the world’s leading cloud-based financial risk management platform. We are teaming up to dramatically enhance the platform’s fraud detection ...
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Pablo de la Riva Nov 24, 2020 10 min read

How to Guarantee Online Banking Fraud Won’t Happen Again

How do you trust a customer you’ve never met? This is an issue banks contend with every day as they try to detect and prevent fraud. 
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Pablo de la Riva May 11, 2020 9 min read

How do you identify the fraudster behind an online banking scam?

Fraudsters are innovative and tireless in their efforts to steal funds and evade detection. They will exploit advances in technology such as Faster Payments and even love to shamelessly use an uncertain and fearful situation such as the current ...
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Pablo de la Riva Nov 18, 2019 13 min read

CYBERCRIME.ORG. Cybercrime as a Business

Cybercrime seems very recent and modern, but at the dizzying pace everything happens today, this is a phenomenon that has already gone through several stages of evolution and development.
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Pablo de la Riva Aug 22, 2019 20 min read

Brain hacking II: Getting over the firewall

It’s 10:30 in the morning and Carmen enters the bar punctually to have breakfast, as she does every day. It’s like the movie Groundhog Day: she sits down in the same place at the same time and orders the same breakfast.
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Pablo de la Riva Jan 10, 2019 13 min read

The Hackers Double “R”: Rationality and Risk

In the beginning, the term hacker had a positive connotation in the computing sector and among programming experts. “Hackers” were considered to be especially skillful and creative in developing programs and highly effective algorithms. Over the ...
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Pablo de la Riva Nov 6, 2018 10 min read

The Flow state: Hacking for hacking’s sake

Paul Graham, one of the foremost experts and educators on the hacker phenomenon, talks about how two of top hackers’ main traits are their curiosity and their capacity for concentration. Hackers are tremendously curious about how things work; this ...
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Pablo de la Riva Mar 20, 2018 15 min read

Analyzing the world’s top 3 cybercrime countries

When we’re on the subject of malware and cyber attacks, we usually focus our attention on cybercrime as a totally unknown, uniform entity. Nevertheless, cybersecurity specialists, such as buguroo’s team, are always mindful not only of the codes used ...
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Pablo de la Riva Feb 19, 2018 7 min read

Real time as a key ally against online fraud

One of the reports monitoring the cybersecurity industry conducted by the Ponemon Institute was published recently. The report includes interviews with several client companies that use Threat Intelligence to discover which components they believe ...
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Pablo de la Riva Jan 17, 2018 6 min read

Behavioral biometrics in cybersecurity: real time & session protection

The relentless headway made by digital transformation in increasingly critical areas is driving the cybersecurity industry to revise the identification process of citizens who use services that expose data as sensitive as their bank accounts.
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Pablo de la Riva Apr 3, 2017 4 min read

Online fraud and how to prevent it

From debilitating online attacks on major corporate websites to data breaches designed to influence elections, cybercrime has dominated the headlines in 2016. Threats and attacks are becoming more frequent, more sophisticated, and more effective ...
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